[FoRK] Capitalism's Fatal Flaw

Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Sun Nov 8 08:39:41 PST 2009



--- On Sun, 11/8/09, geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Bone <jbone at place.org> wrote:
>> Becoming a billionaire by creating e.g. the next Google is,
>> to a too-large degree, luck;  it entails not merely success, but
>> avoidance of failure induced by any of the myriad folks out there
>> who might otherwise tank your venture regardless of how big 
>> and valuable your idea or how novel your technology.
> 
> I would tend to include [avoidance of failure] as part of
> success, not as something separate.
> 
> Luck my ass.
> 

Just so. As we just saw in the paper about how complex systems fail, avoidance of failure takes ability and a helluva lot of work.

      ...ken...


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